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Dr. Ken Nakamura is a neurologist who specializes in diagnosing and treating patients with Parkinson’s disease at the Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Clinic. He also runs a research laboratory at the Gladstone Institutes, where he investigates how disruptions of mitochondria—the “power centers” of cells that convert nutrients into energy—contribute to the development and progression of Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease.
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Life 3.0
Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence
by Max Tegmark (Jul 30, 2018)
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In this authoritative and eye-opening book, Max Tegmark describes and illuminates the recent, path-breaking advances in Artificial Intelligence and how it is poised to overtake human intelligence. How will AI affect crime, war, justice, jobs, society and our very sense of being human? The rise of AI has the potential to transform our future more th...
The Big Picture
On the Origins of Life, Meaning, and the Universe Itself
by Sean Carroll (May 15, 2017)
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The instant New York Times bestseller about humanity's place in the universe--and how we understand it."Vivid...impressive....Splendidly informative."--The New York Times "Succeeds spectacularly."--Science"A tour de force."--Salon Already internationally acclaimed for his elegant, lucid writing on the most challenging notions in modern physic...
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The Quantum Labyrinth
How Richard Feynman and John Wheeler Revolutionized Time and Reality
by Paul Halpern (Oct 16, 2017)
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The story of the unlikely friendship between the two physicists who fundamentally recast the notion of time and historyIn 1939, Richard Feynman, a brilliant graduate of MIT, arrived in John Wheeler's Princeton office to report for duty as his teaching assistant. A lifelong friendship and enormously productive collaboration was born, despite sharp d...